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My favorite festival out there, NYC Popfest, is coming up this May 19th-22nd, Thursday-Sunday for their exciting 5th year anniversary! Since 2007, NYC Popfest has brought New York City some of the best indie, twee, fuzzy, and jangly pop acts around. Read More

Gaga Almighty

BY Eileen Milman in Music

    The Music Video for Lady Gaga's new single has leaked! Thank God for the internet. This song, is like some bizarre fan-fiction that Stefani Germanotta wrote while she was in her bible studies class at Catholic School. It's real weird.  In the video Gaga plays Mary Magdalene, one of Jesus's homegirls. Now, I have no religious upbringing (thank you, overeducated, liberal parents!) but I learned about this repentant prostitute in an Art History course I took in college. Read More
If you're a devotee of Depeche Mode, New Order, and The Cure, Wesley Eisold is your man. If you're not, well, he may still be your man. Cold Cave, Eisold's musical nom de plume, is quite a departure from his past endeavors. Having fronted hardcore and noise rock bands Give Up The Ghost and Some Girls, with Cold Cave Eisold dives head first into '80s electronic synth-pop. The opening track, "The Great Pan is Dead," is a high energy Franz Ferdinand-style assault complimented by Eisold's melodramatic vocals, which bridge the small gap between Robert Smith and Dave Gahan. Read More
  We all know that Peaches likes to get down and dirty, but in this music video "Mud" she's literally getting drenched in dirty water, mud and other crazy gross stuff. Most of the music video features Peaches with mud flying at her face, and when Peaches isn't being barraged by debris, muddy dancers booty shake to the synth heavy beat. Apparently the mud they used for the video, was actually fertilizer. Peaches tells Spinner.com about her collaboration with visual artist and musician Vice Cooler:"Vice bought fertilizer to use as mud. Read More
In its ninth year, Notorious MSG is a rap group “with a hip hop brain and punk rock heart.” Members Hong Kong Fever, Down-Lo Mein and most recent addition Hunan Bomb met in Chinatown in Manhattan and formed the trio to rap about women, the gangster lifestyle and Chinese cuisine and restaurant culture. Formerly featured in BUST’s Men We Love issue, the Original Chinatown bad boys are dropping their new album, “Heavy Ghetto,” on May 24. Read More